Delhi in Ruins

PAPERS

Anand Vivek Taneja, “The Archaeology of Myth: The Myth of Archaeology: The Pasts and Present of the Purana Qila” and “History and Heritage Woven in the New Urban Fabric: The Changing Landscapes of Delhi’s ‘First City’, 1995-2005 (or, Who Can Tell the Histories of Lado Sarai?)” (draft chapters from dissertation in the Department of Anthropology, Columbia University).

TEXTS

Bayly, C.A. “Delhi and Other Cities of North India during the ‘Twilight’.” In The Delhi Omnibus, edited by R.E. Frykenberg, 121-136. New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 2002.

Gupta, Narayani. “Delhi and Its Hinterland: The Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.” In The Delhi Omnibus, edited by R.E. Frykenberg, 137-156. New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 2002.

Khan, Naveeda. “Of Children and Jinn: An Inquiry into an Unexpected Friendship during Uncertain Times.” Research-article, May 18, 2006.

Kumar, Sunil. “A Medieval Reservoir and Modern Urban Planning: Local Society and the Hauz-i-Rani and Making Sacred History or Everyone his/her own Historian: The Pasts of the Village of Saidlajab.” In The Present in Delhi’s Pasts, 62-118. New Delhi: Three Essays Press, 2002.

Messick, Brinkley. Selections from The Calligraphic State. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.